Phone: 210-546-2122
Fax: 210-546-2130
mmckamie@toase.com

William M. "Mick" McKamie
Partner

Mick McKamie practices trial law and represents governmental entities. Mick has formerly served as full-time Assistant City Attorney for Lubbock (1979-81) and City Attorney for Greenville (1983-87) and Amarillo (2015-18). He has also served as City Attorney for the Home Rule Cities of Boerne, Hondo, and the General Law Cities of Leon Valley, Richwood, Somerville, Ferris and Cottonwood Shores. He has served as Interim City Attorney for the City of Euless and for the City of Forney, and as General Counsel for the Laredo Housing Authority.

He is currently City Attorney for Alpine, and is a frequent speaker and panelist on municipal and public law issues, focusing on Open Government, land use litigation, annexation and boundary disputes, governmental and official immunity, Fair Housing, Whistleblower Act, EEOC and employment discrimination, damages and remedies issues, and complex civil litigation. He is an Original Member of the Housing Authority Defense Attorneys Association. Mick has over 50 reported State and Federal Appellate decisions as lead counsel. Mick is a Research Fellow of the Center for American and International Law, a Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas, and a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1992). Mick was the first to be elected twice as Chair of the Government Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. In 2012 he received a Certificate of Merit in Municipal Law from the Texas City Attorneys Association. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in Texas, Best Lawyers in San Antonio, and Texas Super Lawyers. Mick is the 2011 Recipient of the Marvin J. Glink Private Practice Local Government Attorney Award, presented by the International Municipal Lawyers Association to recognize outstanding service to the public, the top award in the practice of Municipal Law.

Practice Areas

Municipal Law
Employment Law
Trial Law

Education

B.A. University of Texas
J.D. Texas Tech School of Law
M.A. in Public Administration, Texas Tech

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

Licensed:
State Bar of Texas